Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
by Brian Igoe
Published: September 2, 2016.
Napper Tandy invaded Ireland with the French, was arrested in Hamburg by the English a stone’s throw ahead of Napoleon’s armies, and was sentenced to death by the English but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone. He was a Brigadier General in the French Army, and received both salary and pension as such until his death.